Computer crime

January 25, 2017 - 3:21 am
MOSCOW (AP) — A manager at Russia's biggest cybersecurity firm in charge of investigating hacking attacker has been arrested, the company said Wednesday. Kaspersky Lab on Wednesday confirmed reports in Russia's respected Kommersant newspaper that Ruslan Stoyanov, head of its investigation unit, was...
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FILE - In this Feb. 9, 2016, file photo, National Intelligence Director James Clapper speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Clapper is among top U.S. intelligence officials set to testify on Jan. 5, 2017, at a Senate hearing to be dominated by accusations Russia meddled in America’s presidential election to help Donald Trump win. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
January 05, 2017 - 3:27 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senior U.S. intelligence officials face questions at a Senate hearing that will be dominated by the intelligence community's assessment that Russia meddled in the presidential election to help Donald Trump win. The Armed Services Committee's cyber threats hearing on Thursday comes...
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In this photo taken Dec. 16, 2016, President Barack Obama speaks during a news conference in the briefing room of the White House in Washington. President Barack Obama has imposed sanctions on Russian officials and intelligence services in retaliation for Russia's interference in the U.S. presidential election by hacking American political sites and email accounts. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
January 04, 2017 - 10:25 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President-elect Donald Trump (all times EST): 11:15 a.m. The CIA and FBI directors — along with the director of national intelligence — will brief President-elect Donald Trump on the investigation into Russia's alleged hacking efforts during the 2016 election...
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In this Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016 photo, an entrance to the grounds of a riverfront compound near Centreville, Md., that has been used by Russian Federation diplomats for years is blocked to reporters by state department personnel. As part of the move to punish Russia for its role in hacking the Democratic National Committee and influencing a United States election, President Barack Obama on Thursday announced sanctions that include shuttering the compound. (AP Photo/Brian Witte)
December 30, 2016 - 9:58 am
CENTREVILLE, Md. (AP) — The Obama administration is shutting access to a New York retreat and a swanky Maryland riverfront compound where Russian diplomats played tennis, sailed and escaped the political bustle, saying those doubled for intelligence activities. As the Obama administration...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016, file photo, Hillary Clinton addresses the Children's Defense Fund's Beat the Odds celebration at the Newseum in Washington. A federal court in New York is scheduled to release redacted copies Tuesday, Dec. 20, of the search warrant that allowed the FBI to dig into a trove of Clinton emails days before the presidential election. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)
December 20, 2016 - 6:01 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The FBI was trying to get a look at thousands of Hillary Clinton's emails on disgraced former congressman Anthony Weiner's computer partly to see if anyone had hacked in to steal classified information, according to court documents unsealed Tuesday. Investigating possible hacking...
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December 20, 2016 - 1:56 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A firm that specializes in detecting online-ad fraud says a Russian criminal group has run a massive digital-ad fraud over the past few months. It may have cost brands, and potentially media companies, hundreds of millions of dollars. The New York company, White Ops, said in a...
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President-elect Donald Trump's chief of staff Reince Priebus, left, stands with his chief strategist Steven Bannon during a rally at the Wisconsin State Fair Exposition Center, Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016, in West Allis, Wis. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
December 16, 2016 - 11:58 am
HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on President-elect Donald Trump (all times local): 12:55 p.m. The chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee is defending the nation's intelligence officers amid dispute over the CIA's conclusion that Russian hacks were aimed at helping Donald Trump win the...
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